Category Archives: To do / To visit

Monterey Bay Aquarium, California

This is apparently the largest aquarium in the United States. We weren’t doing Seaworld this time, and my husband enjoys aquariums, so we decided to visit this one…

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Elephant seals at California

It’s always fascinating seeing animals you normally only ever see in zoos, actually in the wild. So we went looking for elephant seals on the Californian coast…

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Highway 1 and Big Sur, West coast California

It is the area of coast up from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The quicker route between the two cities is route 101, which is the road we took last time, but we thought we’d take the scenic route…

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Solvang and Nojoqui Falls county park, California

It looked very close to the coast on the map, but turned out to be quite a long way out of our route. We thought we’d have a go at visiting somewhere different in the the Rough Guide guidebook.

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The Los Angeles Natural History Museum

It was very different from the one in London! Firstly, it wasn’t free like we expected – it was $6 each plus $6 to park the car. This is what we thought of the place…

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Universal Studios, California (4 years later)

I’ve already done a fairly comprehensive review from last time we went: part one and part two.┬áSo if you’re going, read those posts first, however there have been a lot of changes since then, so here’s a bit more to … Continue reading

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Visiting Hollywood, California

I’ve recently returned from an amazing holiday travelling around California, so I’ll be writing several reviews of places I’ve visited. Our first stop off was Hollywood…

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Kilver Court Wedding Fair, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

On Sunday my daughter and I went along to the wedding fair at Kilver Court to see what it was like. I’ve been long married, and my daughter hopefully has a few years yet, but we love all things to … Continue reading

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Let’s do the time warp again!

Just got back through the snow after watching the Rocky Horror show at Bristol Hippodrome. This is what I thought…

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The Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken in Bristol

It’s quite difficult finding family outings that two teenagers also enjoy going on. They have recently started watching some of the comedy panel shows with us, so when Chris found that Katherine Ryan and Chris Stokes, compered by John Robins, … Continue reading

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